Buddhist Wisdom

DAILY WISDOM 30/08/2010

Turn away from mischief. Again and again, turn away, Before sorrow befalls you. Set your heart on doing good. Do it over and over again, And you will be filled with joy. – Dhammapada [117, 118]

Buddhist Wisdom

DAILY WISDOM 29/08/2010

Hunger: the foremost illness. Fabrications: the foremost pain. For one knowing this truth As it actually is, Unbinding Is the foremost ease. Freedom from illness: the foremost good fortune. Contentment: the foremost wealth. Trust: the foremost kinship. Unbinding: the foremost ease. – Dhammapada [15]

Buddhist Wisdom

DAILY WISDOM 28/08/2010

‘I have sons, I have wealth’– the fool torments himself. When even he himself doesn’t belong to himself, how then sons? How wealth? A fool with a sense of his foolishness is–at least to that extent–wise. But a fool who thinks himself wise really deserves to be called a fool. – Dhammapada [5]

Buddhist Wisdom

DAILY WISDOM 27/08/2010

“In every direction,” said the Buddha, “above, below, around, and within, you see things you know and recognize. Put them down. Do not let consciousness dwell on the products of existence and things that come and go, for there is no rest of relief there. When you understand that by taking the objects of the… Read More DAILY WISDOM 27/08/2010

Buddhist Wisdom

DAILY WISDOM 24/08/2010

The world’s end can never be reached by means of travelling through the world, Yet without reaching the world’s end there is no release from suffering. Therefore, truly, the world-knower, the wise one, gone to the world’s end, fulfiller of the holy life, having known the world’s end, at peace, longs not for this world… Read More DAILY WISDOM 24/08/2010

Buddhist Wisdom

DAILY WISDOM 22/08/2010

Love yourself and be awake- Today, tomorrow, always. First establish yourself in the way, Then teach others, And so defeat sorrow. To straighten the crooked You must first do a harder thing- Straighten yourself. You are your only master. Who else? Subdue yourself, And discover your master. – from the Dhammapada